(BPI) LOS ANGELES-Despite the recent wave of concern about the loss of U.S. jobs to runaway production, several key indicators show that employment in California's film and TV industry hit a record high in
The National Arts Journalism Program, funded by a $3.2 million grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts, has announced its 1996-97 fellows. They include: Julia Klein, arts reporter (Philadelphia Inquirer); Cheryl Kushner, entertainment editor (Cleveland's The Plain Dealer); Douglas McLennan, arts writer (Tacoma's News Tribune); John Horn, entertainment ...
A vote by the members of the Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers (ATPAM) has given the union's board the authority to call a strike against the Nederlander
A proposed merger of two of the nation's major actors' unions could be facing a first-year deficit of $5 million, possibly leading to revision of the new organization's dues and fees structure to remove the
Let me open by wishing all of you a very happy New Year. And, begging a bit of self-indulgence, wishing myself a hearty congratulations! Friday, January 3, 1997, marks my 20th year as editor of Back Stage. Twenty years may seem like a long time in one position, but you ...
In 1996 the performing arts community bade farewell to its own, from Jonathan Larson, 35, to George Burns, 100. We will also miss:
Barry and Fran Weissler, producers of the current revival of "Chicago"-- the first City Center Encores! production to transfer to Broadway--have created a fund to ensure that that show won't be the last unearthed musical to benefit from the popular
State Sen. Roy Goodman (R-Manhattan) said last week that he was optimistic about proposed legislation which could exempt Broadway producers from New York City's 4% share of the state sales and use